Hiring Managers Articles

  • 12 Questions Every Manager Should Ask to Build an Inclusive Hiring Process

    December 31, 2019

    If you manage a team of people, I’d like you to answer two questions: Q1: Who owns the hiring effort for your team? Q2: And, who owns the diversity of your team? If the answer to both of these is not the person you see in the mirror every morning, you’re doing it wrong. As the manager of a team, you’re responsible for the talent on the team — attracting them to...

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    9 Ways to Become a Strategic Talent Advisor to Your Business, According to John Vlastelica

    December 2, 2019

    The Future of Recruiting Report found that 82% of recruiting professionals believe advising business leaders will become more important over the next five years. But in order to earn a recurring seat at the table and play a role as a trusted advisor to the business, you’ll need to demonstrate your strategic prowess on a day-to-day basis.  “Just calling yourself...

  • An HR Leader’s Advice on Improving the Recruiter-Hiring Manager Relationship in 5 Simple Steps

    March 14, 2019

    Dawn Burke, a veteran HR leader and founder of Dawn Burke HR, is a huge fan of Colonel Sanders. And, somehow, she sees KFC holding the secret that allows recruiters to build stellar relationships with their hiring managers, which is a notoriously hard thing to do. “What makes KFC chicken finger-licking good?” she asked the audience at Talent Connect 2018. “The...

  • Out-yelling Hiring Managers Doesn’t Work – Out-facting Them...

    November 21, 2018

    I learned long ago you couldn’t “out-yell” a hiring manager who claimed your perfect candidate was ill-equipped to handle the role....

  • Why AI Is No Match for HI (Human Intelligence) in Today’s...

    September 13, 2018

    Artificial Intelligence (AI) is making rapid strides in improving the ability to identify the best Inbound candidates. By Inbound, I...

  • 4 Steps for Influencing Hiring Managers (and Becoming an...

    December 11, 2017

    Hiring managers want two things from recruiters above all else: speed and quality—usually in that order. “They want someone really,...